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1 Matt Drudge and Monicagate Katy Blair History of Journalism

2 A Gossip Legend is Born.. Born October 27, 1966 Takoma Park, Maryland Only child in Jewish family Father a social worker Mother a lawyer (Clinton White House) Graduated high school 325 th out of 350 students Loved talk radio, news junkie

3 A Man of Many Jobs Night counterman at 7/11 Phone salesman for Time Life books Manager at McDonalds Cashier at CBS station gift shop

4 The Drudge Report Gossip overheard in gift shop Created newsletter 1995 Started as gossip and opinion on entertainment, went to politics From newsletter to Website 80,000 viewers daily Wherever the stink is, well try to zero in on it.

5 Monicagate Breaks Newsweek had story first Michael Isikoff investigates, holds off to Drudge (Isikoff?) Story goes straight to Report on Jan 17, 1998 First outlet to release story

6 Clinton and Lewinsky Exposed QmXs QmXs

7 Got the Ball Rolling… Clinton under heat Impeachment 5Q4E 5Q4E

8 Drudge Gets Props Hailed as a revolutionary media outlet A breath of fresh, young air. Lewinskys infamous dress

9 Gossip Acknowledged Hosted Drudge on Fox News Channel Sunday night talk show on Premiere Radio Network Drudge Manifesto

10 Criticized, BUT… Libel lawsuits, gossip mongering, false scoops Times 100 Most Influential in 2006

11 Where Gossip Leads Website from Miami home Talk show still on air 10 pm – 1 am

12 Works Cited A Chronology: Key Moments In The Clinton-Lewinsky Saga. Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky Scandal. Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from Clinton, I did not… Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from Matt Drudge. Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from News Talk Radio 77WABC. Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from Premiere Radio Network: Drudge. Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from Who2 Biography. Retrieved on May 6, 2007 from


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